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Martin, Mandy, and Dr. George Lopez in the Caymans

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The last update from Kirk, which was yesterday, but for the day of Sunday said Martin, who some days has been held back by ear problem, would try for 100m in constant balance on Monday. Mandy was going to attempt 71m. Do you think they did it? We should know soon!
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Day 15 posted

News and pictures from March 15 are now posted on the PFD website.


Expect a link to another video clip later today.

Martin took the day off yesterday but Mandy nailed a 72m dive in Constant Ballast. :D

As to the fins issue, I know nothing other than what I've posted on the website, but looking at the pictures, there's one with Martin using a monifin and another with Martin using C4's. The mystery continues. I think they're intentionally keeping all of us in the dark on this one until game day.

Tom Lightfoot
Congrats to Mandy on the 72m...!

If she manages to break Tanya's 70m record (and I'm sure she will), then she will hold the honor of breaking one of the most 'un-breakable' records in the history of freediving records.

Andy LeSauce's 7'35" static withstood MANY failed attempts to break it; Martin's 8'06" static record also withstood many attempts; Tanya's 70m CW record has also withstood countless attempts to break it.... until now?

Also, with 72m Mandy equals the deepest female CW dive I have ever heard of (apparently Yasemin did 72m in training with here mono). So if Mandy can do 73m+, it will probably be the all time deepest female dive under any conditions.

Eric Fattah
BC, Canada
Phone call from Kirk

This just in...

I just got a phone call from Kirk a couple of minutes ago. Martin did 100m in Constant Ballast. Unfortunately he wouldn't tell me what kind of fin(s) was/were used. :)

Mandy took the day off today.

The next video has now been edited and uploaded to the streaming video service. I'm just waiting for a link from them so I can put that on the PFD site. Stay tuuuned!

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Congratulations Martin and the PDF team! :friday Looks like Martin is the first human to do 100m by swimming down and up and not samba. Truly incredible! All that is left is the official record attempt.
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Congrats !

Mandy, Martin, Kirk,

Congratulations on the truly unbelievable depths you are achieving. Here's to many more deeper and longer dives ! :friday

Smellsfishy / Meir

Wow 100m is truly incredible especially if he did that with bi fins well done m&m :)

Hey Everyone,

I'll keep this short as things are pretty busy, but I will pass along all your congratulations to Mandy and Martin.

Watch the PFD website for a new video clip and a great narrative of Mandy's 72m CB & Martin's 96m CB dives.

100m & 76m narrative in the next clip :>)

Take care all,

Just after 1 pm today Martin snapped his safety lanyard to the line and completed the 100 meter dive in 3’ 28” seconds wearing a extra hard Dolphin type monofin by “SpecialFins” and the “Sphera” mask.
There it is. Both the men’s and women’s CB records are soon to be with mono fins. The record days of bi-fins are probably over. :ban There was something romantic about bi-fins. :waterwork They were holdouts from the past.

Martin said at the PDF Miami clinic he like the hard no-angle monos better than the newer flexible ones with angle, because it was what he was used to as a monofin sprinter. He still took his time though at 3’28”.

Truly incredible achievement! :wave
Big CONGRATULATIONS, to some very historic dives and the efforts put into them. Keep them coming. ;)


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What else can be said?.
Contratulations to all PFD team
Wish I be there
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